Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 69 96
Rank change year-on-year -38 +27 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.71% 1.95% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 9.49% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -10.29% +12.58%
10th Percentile £413 £192 £393
90th Percentile £566 £575 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 258 253 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.19% 20.55% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 156 125
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +18.96%
10th Percentile £235 £278 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 16
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.75 £12.05
90th Percentile £60.00 £29.13 £19.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
3 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
4 4 (33.33%) MPLS
4 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (25.00%) Splunk
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Qualys
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) Tufin
5 3 (25.00%) WAP
5 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Altiris
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) McAfee

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) Skype
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) MOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
2 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
3 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 3 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) Qualys
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk
4 3 (25.00%) Tufin
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Altiris
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Intel
5 2 (16.67%) Ivanti
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec